News & Blog

Briggs & Stratton Racing Engines

Latest News

August 11, 2017

206 Clutch Rule Update - EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY 8/11/17

Included in this update is a clarification of the driver and standard driver conversion as a non-tech item to prevent any future confusion. This updated language is highlighted in red. The official Briggs & Stratton 206...

May 1, 2017

Briggs & Stratton 206 side cover gasket visual UPDATE

“The 206 sealed design allows us to implement an automotive style approach to sealing which is not practical on our other race engines due to the nature of how they are used”, stated David Klaus, Director –...

March 17, 2017

Over $47,000 in Prizes!

Have you ever wondered where you stand against local racers in your region or throughout North America?  That is the premise behind the Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing Series.The Briggs & Stratton Weekly Racing...

March 15, 2017

World Formula Cam Visual Update

All World Formula racing engines (124335-8106/8106) and 557041 replacement service cams built and packaged after 3/14/17 will now be nitride.  This process will result in a darker appearance as shown.  All physical...



June 29, 2017

What is WRONG with karting?

 With the number of times that this topic comes up I feel is worth talking about.  While the cost of tires, the lack of leadership and the like all play a role in limiting the growth I take a different view point...

May 24, 2017

What is Briggs & Stratton Racing doing to protect the integrity of the 206 program?

The beauty of a blog is that I can share some of the efforts we are taking to maintain cost effective racing.  Rumors are amazing in that they can fuel our mind to create a narrative that becomes fact even if word...

February 25, 2017

An Open Letter to Dirt Kart Racers

Let me start by saying that I am passionate about racing because I love it. From the families and friends I have met to the adrenaline and nerves I still get on the warm up lap, it’s my life. I have raced and been...